Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for president?

Early frontrunners often fade; Democrats will work make sure he does. So will Trump Despite often being the target of ignorant ridicule by left-wing partisans and ideologues, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has emerged as an early frontrunner for the Republican nomination in the 2024 presidential race. He has leapt to the front ranks of the... Read more »

Hey moderates, how do you like your Joe Biden now?

Putty in the hands of the wokemeisters who are reimagining America Joe Biden was your escape hatch. An aura of moderation surrounded Biden during the campaign. Even though he didn’t really explain exactly how he would govern if elected. From his bunker, he was content to let himself be defined as a moderate. Even if... Read more »

In Chicago, it's news when there is no riot

Thank Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s leadership for the good news After the video showing the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo by a Chicago cop was released, the hatches were battened down. The media were ready. The police were ready. Mayor Lori Lightfoot was too, as she made a plea for peace. Previous police shootings in... Read more »
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"Loneliness, Anxiety and Loss: the Covid Pandemic’s Terrible Toll on Kids"

This should be required reading for the Chicago Teachers Union But you know that they won’t read it. Because for all their declarations about how they “care about the kids,” it all comes in behind their own self interest. As the Wall Street Journal reports: Rarely have America’s children suffered so many blows, and all... Read more »

Parents, fed up with the harm that teachers unions are doing to your kids?

Here’s a way for you to fight back. There’s a new group forming that intends to take back the schools from the self-serving grip of teachers unions. What we’ve learned through this past year [from school board elections] is that there is no group, no organization and no union for us parents and for our... Read more »

Will the pandemic stigmatize an entire generation of children?

Teachers unions can blame themselves for this new worry Oh, swell. Here’s something new to fret about: The New York Times reports: Research shows many young children have fallen behind in reading and math. But some educators are worried about stigmatizing an entire generation….[There is] a roiling debate in education, about how and even whether... Read more »
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Derek Chauvin is on trial. America is NOT

Will jury trials be the next cancellation victim? We have been dutifully informed and warned that if Derek Chauvin is not convicted of murdering George Floyd, America will be guilty of racism. Leonard Pitts, Jr., lays out an impressive list of places where you will find the assertion that “America is on trial.” Among them... Read more »

UPDATED: NBC anchor Holt explains why media fairness is overrated

“Truth” (his apparently) is more important than objectivity The death of journalism IV–a continuing series UPDATE AT END NBC News anchor Lester Holt, while accepting the Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award from Washington State University, kicked the corpse of what used to be called journalism to make sure it was dead. Old school journalists–the few... Read more »

Hey, as long as we're raising taxes, let's not forget the social security payroll tax

Boston Globe said Biden should stick to his promise to increase the levy A Boston Globe editorial points out a “glaring omission” in President Joe Biden’s mega-trillion spending/taxing plan: His campaign promise to raise the social security tax. There’s no need to look far for supporters of raising the Social Security tax. Biden himself campaigned on... Read more »
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CBS 60 Minutes plants a shiv in Florida's Gov. DeSantis in a wildly biased report

The death of journalism III Another in a continuing series CBS’s 60 Minutes is a reliably progressive/liberal/Democratic apologist, but on Sunday it wildly outdid itself with its hit piece on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. The “reporter,” Sharyn Alfonsi, accused DeSantis of a pay-for-play scheme by rewarding the Publix grocery store chain a deal to handle... Read more »
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